Accuride’s new aluminum wheels

Tires and wheels | June 02, 2014

Accuride Accu-Flang Aluminum WheelAccuride’s Accu-Flange aluminum wheels feature a specially-treated rim designed to reduce the rim flange wear seen in heavy-haul, shifting-load and frequent stop-start applications such as mining, logging, tanker, refuse/dump and transit. Available models include sizes 19½-by-7½ inches (40160) and 24½-by-8¼ inches (40550), which have maximum loads per wheel of 6,700 and 12,800 pounds, respectively. The wheels are available in the company’s SP (standard polish), XP (extra polish) and Accu-Armor finishes.

Accuride Corp., www.accuridecorp.com

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